Chicfinds loves and adores the photography of Tim Walker. His images are mystical and full of fantasy. His style tells a story that is whimsical and reminiscent of fairy tales and childhood stores.
Tim Walker’s photography is composed and stylized. His subjects are romantic and beautiful with an innocence and purity. Often depicting a English flavor they are never sexy .
“Tim Walker – British born, London based photographer Tim Walker is one of the most exciting photographers of our time. He has established himself at the cutting edge of fashion photography. Walker began his photographic journey working as a freelance assistance in London before moving to New York to work with American fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon. Returning to England inspired, he focused mainly on his portrait and documentary work for UK newspapers, before at the age of 25 shooting his first fashion story for Vogue. His innovative photography is amongst the most imaginative and exuberant being produced today. Tim’s work regularly features in style and fashion magazines including British Vogue, Vanity Fair, Italian Vogue, W and Harpers Bazaar, he has also created and advertising campaigns for exclusive clients such as Comme des Garcons and Gap. Extraordinary environments and people are the things that he finds the most inspiring. He has published some books such as ‘STORY TELLER’ in 2012 and ‘PICTURES’ in 2008 as well. He also received bunch of awards for instance The Isabella Blow Award for fashion creator from the British fashion council in 2008 and in 2010 his first short film went on to win best short film at the Chicago United Film Festival. ” http://lyslalidpat.myblog.arts.ac.uk/2013/11/17/tim-walker-research-for-the-two-photographers/